Structure & Subjects
The Master of International Relations program comprises 12 subjects, as follows:
Core Subjects (2)
Note: Core subjects must be completed in the first two semesters.
Foundation Subjects (6)
Six (6) subjects from the INTR71- section of the list of Humanities and Social Sciences (H&SS) postgraduate subjects.
One of the following options:
- Two (2) subjects drawn from the INTR71- section plus two (2) other subjects of which at least one must come from the list of H&SS postgraduate subjects (School of Communication and Media, School of Humanities and School of Social Sciences).
- Research. Students who have achieved a minimum GPA of 2.5 or above in completed subjects may complete the degree by enrolling in the following:
NOTE: Within the above structure, students may seek to complete majors in Diplomacy or Global Governance and Regional Politics.
To fulfil your student visa requirements, you will need to enrol in 40 credit points per semester.
Most students undertake 4 subjects per semester (equivalent to 40 credit points). You may however enrol in fewer subjects and extend your degree over a long period.
Bond University’s teaching methodology involves a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, examinations, projects, presentations, assignments, computer labs and industry projects.